Dr. Nelson M. Handal, MD

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Specializes in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry • Male • Age 62

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Flowers Hospital
4370 W Main St
Dothan, AL 36305

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Dothan Behavioral Medicine Clinic
Dothan Behavioral Medicine Clinic
408 Healthwest Dr
Dothan, AL 36303
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    Dr. Handal's Experience

    Dr. Handal's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

    Board Certifications

    • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
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    • ADHD Testing
    • Lab Service
    • Psychological Testing
    • QEEG (Quantitative Encephalogram)
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    • ADHD and-or ADD
    • Adjustment Disorder
    • Anxiety
    • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
    • Autism
    • Bipolar Disorder
    • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
    • Learning Disabilities
    • Major Depressive Disorder
    • Mood Disorders
    • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
    • Panic Disorder
    • Phobia
    • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
    • Psychiatric Diseases
    • Schizophrenia
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Universidad Mayor De San Andres, Facultad De Medicina
    Graduated in 1981

    Internship Hospital

    Syracuse Univ Hosp
    Complete in 1990

    Residency Hospital

    SUNY At Syracuse College Of Medicine
    Complete in 1994

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Of Miami / School Of Medicine
    Complete in 1996

    Undergraduate Schools

    University Of Heidelberg
    Graduated in 1977
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Handal & Staff

    • English
    • German
    • Spanish
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    Patient Satisfaction

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    4.5 out of 5

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    5 out of 5
    - in Enterprise, AL |

    Dr Handal has worked with my son for almost 3+ years and under his care, I have watched my son transform to a brilliant and more sensitive young man. For everyone that knows him when we first arrived in AL, none of them can believe that this young man is the one they encounted over 3 years. Dr. Handal was very careful in placing my son on medications that allowed him to focus/grow and with every feedback he adjusted to fit his needs. If you are in this area check him out. We will miss him/staff

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    Dothan Behavioral Medicine Clinic
    408 Healthwest Dr
    Dothan, AL 36303
    (334) 702-7222 (Office)
    (334) 702-1944 (Fax)
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